Many factors determine the success of farmers and ranchers. Whether it be the weather, agriculture markets or decisions from the State and Federal Government. What happens when farmers and ranchers become entangled in litigation and courtroom battles? Many seek help from agriculture associations that they are members of and also legal advocates. The Mountain States Legal Foundation is one group that takes on cases for hardworking agriculturists in the West.
During the Montana Farm Bureau's Summer Conference, the MSLF President William Perry Pendley spoke with producers about the legal challenges the industry faces and the importance of telling their story.
Lane Nordlund shares this report with Pendley.